The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Liverpool region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.79% 4.97% 2.67%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 44.44% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £165 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -50.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £145 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £193 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.03% 11.18% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Average daily rate £425 £200 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) DSL
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) DSL
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMFS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) CA